Chapter 16. Sensor-Based Depth Capturing

  1. Oliver Schreer2,
  2. Peter Kauff2 and
  3. Thomas Sikora3
  1. João G.M. Gonçalves and
  2. Vítor Sequeira

Published Online: 3 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470022736.ch16

3D Videocommunication: Algorithms, Concepts and Real-Time Systems in Human Centred Communication

3D Videocommunication: Algorithms, Concepts and Real-Time Systems in Human Centred Communication

How to Cite

Gonçalves, J. G.M. and Sequeira, V. (2005) Sensor-Based Depth Capturing, in 3D Videocommunication: Algorithms, Concepts and Real-Time Systems in Human Centred Communication (eds O. Schreer, P. Kauff and T. Sikora), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470022736.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Image Processing Department, Einsteinufer 37, D-10587, Berlin, Germany

  2. 3

    Technical University of Berlin, Communication Systems Group, Sekr. EN1, Einsteinufer 17, D-10587 Berlin, Germany

Author Information

  1. Nuclear Safeguards Unit, Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC), European Commission – Joint Research Centre, I-21020 Ispra (VA), Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 JAN 2006
  2. Published Print: 28 JUL 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470022719

Online ISBN: 9780470022733

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Keywords:

  • triangulation-based methods;
  • time-of-flight range sensors;
  • mixed point problem;
  • Pulsed wave techniques;
  • AM phase shift;
  • FM frequency shift;
  • Focal plane array sensors (FPA);
  • 3D Video camera

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Triangulation-based Sensors

  • Time-of-flight-based Sensors

  • Focal Plane Arrays

  • Other Methods

  • Application Examples

  • The Way Ahead

  • Summary

  • References